[ADV] Health Insurance For Expatriates In Germany


In Germany, it is mandatory for everyone to have a health insurance. It is considered one of the most comprehensive expatriate international insurance information providers for people working or studying in Germany. Others Germany health insurance insurance

5 Lessons To Learn From Germany’s Thriving Startup Scene


Germany is obviously a great place to build a business. This is evident in the fact that many of the companies that were birthed in Germany have grown to be world leaders. But it’s not just old companies that are thriving in Germany. Others Germany startup

[Infographic] Education By Country (United States, China, Russia, France, Germany and Japan)


and in front of Germany, France and Japan. Others China education education system France Germany government expenditure Japan Russia students United States

Fostering Business Ties Between Austin and Frankfurt, Germany


At the W Hotel in downtown Austin the focus was on the high tech region of Frankfurt, Germany on Tuesday evening. John Steen, Texas Secretary of State, and 20 people […] The post Fostering Business Ties Between Austin and Frankfurt, Germany appeared first on SiliconHills.

UK and Germany driving growth in European venture

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I’m sure there are lots of reasons for this, but an important one is political support. The UK government has done a great job of supporting the UK startup ecosystem over the last few years, most notably through tax incentives for investors. Startup general interest

Episode 24: Profit First In Germany With Benita Königbauer

Mike Michalowicz

Benita shares her story of implementing Profit First in Germany. Million small businesses in Germany; 1.1 Benita shares her story of implementing Profit First in Germany. Million small businesses in Germany; 1.1 Show Summary.

12 Questions: Meet Ana Grigoriu (Germany)

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Ana lives and works in Germany. Since I’ve lived there for the first 23 years of my life I figured I should try something else, so in early 2010 I’ve decided to move to Germany. 10.What is the design industry like in Germany?

Extra Benefits of Attending Trade Shows

The Startup Magazine

Marketing Brand business venture conference Design Dusseldorf exhibit exhibition stand Germany hiring meeting mentor network opportunities Relationship Social media startup supplier trade show TravelBeing a small-scale business owner is hard work.

Ride the Wave

Version One Ventures

I was 16 and living in (West) Germany when the wall was torn down. The reunification that followed less than a year later brought tremendous optimism to Germany. News Berlin Wall Career Germany Internet In the course of your career or start-up, nothing is more powerful than catching a big wave at the right time. I was reminded of this as we celebrated the 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th.

Creativity is Not a Muse, it’s a Choice

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Creativity and Self-Expression Inspirational Jack's Notebook Public Speaking Alf Red Austria Creativity Follow the Weasel Germany Innovation“Creativity is Not a Muse, it’s a Choice.” ” Gregg Fraley Yes, that’s my quote, and what this post is all about today. I’m writing this piece to co-publish on a cool new blog called Follow the Weasel.

Plex and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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A collaboration with the CEO of Software AG, most of the examples profiled there were Germany based. I first wrote about the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the 2013 book The Digital Enterprise.

Yet another alarmist automation report. This time from PwC.

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I groaned when I read this from my former employer, PwC “Our analysis suggests that up to 30% of UK jobs could potentially be at high risk of automation by the early 2030s, lower than the US (38%) or Germany. Industry Commentary Silicon Collar

Creativity around the planet

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Innovation from around the world Stadel Museum in the flesh – Germany Design Capital – Las Vegas, US Europe’s startup capitals – various Services Outsourcing – Poland Reimagining India – India British Airways Digital Luggage Tag – UK Manufacturing lessons

The tree of innovation

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During my early summer visit to Software AG HQ campus in Darmstadt, Germany I opened the door to the balcony of the second storey room I was working in, and was impressed with the friendliness of the Blauregen (literally Blue

The Art of the Analyst Summit

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In the 90s, SAP used to fly a handful of Gartner analysts to Walldorf, Germany for several days of briefings. It allowed analysts “full immersion time” with executives and product development/strategy folks. It required significant investment on both sides, and. Industry Commentary

Brasil won

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Kudos to Germany for that amazing victory. But it was just a game. Brazil has been winning millions of hearts in the last month. Like that of my nephew who had a fabulous week there during the FIFA WC.

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Interview with Stephan Sieber, CEO of Unit4

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He joined the company in 2014, after over more than a decade at SAP, including Managing Director of SAP Switzerland and Chief Operating Officer of the region DACH (Germany, Switzerland. Stephan Sieber took over as CEO of Unit4 in April.

Mattress company Emma is fastest-growing startup in Europe

The Next Web

For the fifth year in a row Adyen and TNW teamed up to find the fastest growing companies in Europe’s six hottest startup ecosystems: the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, and Sweden.

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Its a small world after all

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Innovation from around the globe Wagenstandanzeiger – a beauty of data visualization - Germany Daring New Buildings – Azerbaijan Microsoft and the Sochi Olympics – Russia Video Analytics Capital – Macau World Design Capital – S. Africa Innovation is GREAT. Globalization and Technology

Frameworks Round 2


Last week, we posted the results of benchmarking several web application development and frameworks. The response was tremendous. We received comments, recommendations, advice, criticism, questions, and most importantly pull requests from dozens of readers and developers.

The froth of innovation

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I have been on a no-beer diet for a while now, and so my visit to Germany and Czech last week provided an even more pleasant reacquaintance with Bitburger, Pilsener Urquell and other golden nectars.

More global innovation

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Mexico Technology on the ICE Train – Germany Shipping ice cream globally – US, China Big Data of Long Lives – Italy, Greece, Japan Nokia alumni. Innovation from around the globe'' iElevation – Nepal A museum or a library? Globalization and Technology

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Tech5 2019 will expand its reach to all of Europe and Israel — apply now

The Next Web

Except this year we’re going big… In the past, only startups from the Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany, and Sweden could apply. TNW and Adyen’s annual Tech5 competition is back again.

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More Global Innovation

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Bumper crop of innovations from various parts of the world we don’t always expect innovation from Near Cashless Society – Sweden A decade of LeWeb – France Faber-Castell – Germany Wine “Rover” – German wine country Rail Power – Kazakhstan.

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More New Renaissance

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on the innovation blog Apple’s iCloud data center via Google Earth Orient Express – train from China to Germany Eindhoven – smartest city in the world Global Warming Score on New Car Stickers. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

Grand Challenges for the E2.0, SAP and young entrepreneur communities

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conference in Boston and the Sapience conference in Cologne, Germany this week. I am presenting at the Enterprise 2.0 I also get a chance to spend some time while in Boston with students at Babson College - a school which

Peter Thiel says the Dublin Web Summit isn’t representative of ‘slacker’ Europe

The Next Web

Thiel, who was born in Germany before moving with his parents to California aged one, told the audience: “The Web Summit is not representative of Europe at all. How would my life have turned out if I grew up in Germany instead?

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[Infographic] 27 Striking Facts Most People Don’t Know About Startups


That there are as many startups in Nigeria as there are in Germany? The startup world can be rather enigmatic and mysterious to those who aren’t familiar with its numerous and constantly evolving businesses in that entrepreneurship space. And who’s to blame them?

My Last Post About This Election – Don’t Waste Your Vote

Feld Thoughts

My grandparents came here from Russia and Germany in the early 1900’s. I am a son of immigrant grandparents from Germany and Russia. I probably would not exist if my grandparents hadn’t managed to get to America – there is a significant chance they would have been exterminated in World War I (Russia) or World War II (Germany). Please vote. Just so you know my bias before reading further, I’m voting for Hillary Clinton.

The UK is still hot for ecommerce

The Equity Kicker

Germany, the next European country on the list, was two places behind the UK with $84bn spend. Germany has a population of 81m and the UK has 64m people. Us Brits are famously a nation of shoppers, and that’s translated into being a nation of online shoppers.

UK VCs growing faster than European counterparts

The Equity Kicker

These fears were compounded by programmes from France, Germany and other governments to get UK companies to relocate. One fear I heard expressed a lot post Brexit is that the London will lose it’s place as the dominant startup centre in Europe.

Free rides are the future of public transport, according to this German startup

The Next Web

Carpooling offers the same features as conventional ride-sharing, but is often vastly cheaperThe initiative will run for three months, and is from mobility platform startup Door2Door, and Germany’s largest automobile club, Allgemeine Deutsche Automobil-Club (ADAC).

The Companies in the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure Program

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The companies included in this group hail from from Australia, Germany, San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles to join the program in Seattle. I’ve written before about the Kinect Accelerator and Microsoft Accelerator.

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How Blacklane went from one city to over 250 around the world

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in The Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden– we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

Ecommerce in the Middle East: Amazon’s entrance and difficult legislation

The Next Web

Another notable exit from this region is Talabat which was acquired by Delivery Hero based out of Germany.

US and UK entrepreneurs suffer equally from ‘fear of failure’

The Equity Kicker

As you can see from the graph on the far right it turns out that fear of failure is roughly the same in the UK, the US, France and Germany. This chart is from the UK government’s recently published Patient Capital Review.

The Apple / FBI Rabbit Hole Is Deep

Feld Thoughts

It was superb and the double entendre of the title played out for a full two hours as the movie made us think hard about race in America in the 1930s and what was happening in Nazi Germany at the same time. On our way home, we talked about current events against a backdrop of 1936 racism in America and a systemic racism in preparation for a genocide in Nazi Germany. Yesterday I wrote about getting stuck in an hour long reading loop on the Apple / FBI situation.

How Typeform became the world’s most popular online form creator

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in the Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden – we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

Startups from Around the World at SXSW


By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News There were startups from Guatemala and Germany, Malaga, Spain, France, Australia, Russia, Denmark, Sweden and more at the invitation-only SXSW Global Startup Forum at City Hall. In addition to local dignitaries like Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and SXSW Interactive Director Hugh Forrest, was a panel of venture […] The post Startups from Around the World at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Who are the 30 fastest growing companies in Europe?

The Next Web

For the fourth year in a row, TNW and Adyen joined forces to organize the Tech5 competition in which we scour The Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany and Sweden for the fastest revenue-growing companies. This is a question we ask ourselves.

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Meet 4 more of Europe’s fastest-growing tech firms:  Leetchi, MAG Interactive, Run a Shop, and Hailo

The Next Web

These startups include companies from France, United Kingdom, Germany, and Sweden. The Next Web has been hunting down the fastest-growing startups in Europe.

[Infographic] The Silicon Valleys Of The World


Here’s an infographic – made by the folks at Gist.com – that shows some of these up-and-coming hotspots, ranging from Germany to Mexico, to Nigeria and closer to home in Indonesia.

The Case For A Five Hour Workday


A week after my article on the five-hour workday published in on a major business magazine’s website, the Hamburger Morgenpost in Germany dubbed me “the world’s best boss.”